Ian Guider: Serial objectors don’t help in trying to solve the housing crisis

There’s a whiff of Nimbyism in the air, with numerous building projects being legally challenged on various – and often questionable – grounds. Has it become too easy to do so?

Some 20 years ago the Westin Hotel opened its doors on Westmoreland Street in Dublin, after years of bitter planning disputes. The disputes now seem quaint, given some of the more recent planning rows in the capital